The Sound of Music

THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse

Suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp

November 7, 2019–January 5, 2020
Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage
The family-friendly musical masterpiece

The hills are alive! One of the most powerful and romantic musicals of all time, The Sound of Music brims with beloved tunes such as “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” and “Edelweiss.” Journey along with the spirited Maria, who takes a governess position with the von Trapp family, falling first for the children and then the widower Captain von Trapp himself, all against the stirring backdrop of pre-WWII Austria.

Running time: approx. 2 hr 45 min, with one intermission

♫ Sing-along performances on Dec 26 at 7:30 PM & Jan 4 at 2 PM! ♫

Presenting Sponsor IG Wealth Management
Production Sponsor National Bank Financial – Wealth Management

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Artistic Team

Starring

  1. Georgia Acken as Brigitta von Trapp
  2. Jolene Bernardino as Liesl von Trapp
  3. Damon Calderwood as Franz
  4. Andrew Cownden as Max Detweiler
  5. Cecilly Day as Sister Margaretta and Baroness Elberfeld
  6. Ghislaine Doté as a New Postulant and Ensemble
  7. Craig Erickson as Admiral von Schreiber and Ensemble
  8. Meghan Gardiner as Elsa Schraeder and Sister Sophia
  9. Tim Howe as Baron Elberfeld and Ensemble
  10. Quinlin Koebel-Pearce as Friedrich von Trapp
  11. Jaime MacLean as Louisa von Trapp
  12. Fontaine Molyneaux-Behgooy as Marta von Trapp
  13. Barbara Pollard as Sister Berthe and Frau Schmidt
  14. Annie Ramos as The Mother Abbess
  15. Jason Sakaki as Rolf Gruber
  16. Sean Patrick Sonier as Herr Zeller and Ensemble
  17. Naomi Tan as Gretl von Trapp
  18. Xandrie Umandal as Kurt von Trapp
  19. Jonathan Winsby as Captain Georg von Trapp
  20. Synthia Yusuf as Maria Rainer

Orchestra

  1. Ken Cormier Keyboard
  2. Sasha Niechoda Keyboard
  3. Angus Kellett Keyboard
  4. Henry Christian Trumpet
  5. Martin Fisk Percussion
  6. Cameron Wilson Violin/Mandolin

Creative Team

  1. Ashlie Corcoran Director
  2. Ken Cormier Music Director
  3. Shelley Stewart Hunt Choreographer
  4. Drew Facey Set & Costume Designer
  5. Itai Erdal Lighting Designer
  6. Chris Daniels Sound Designer
  7. Janya Cambronero Severin Assistant Director
  8. Robbie Hébert Assistant Choreographer
  9. Allison Spearin Stage Manager
  10. Ashley Noyes Assistant Stage Manager
  11. Zoe Bellis Apprentice Stage Manager
  12. Matt Grinke Keyboard Programmer

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Detailed Show Synopsis (Spoiler Alert)

ACT ONE On the eve of World War II at an abbey in the Austrian Alps, a free-spirited young novitiate (novice in a religious order), Maria, is assigned by her abbess to temporarily serve as …

Source: Arts Club Theatre Company
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How Rodgers and Hammerstein Revolutionized Broadway

Listen to this interview with author Todd Purdum about the creative partnership and strained personal relationship of Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Source: NPR
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The real von Trapps

The Sound of Music is based on the true story of the von Trapp family, who formed a touring singing act and later fled Austria for America at the beginning of WWII.

Source: Mashable
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Look Back at the Original Broadway Production

The Sound of Music first opened November 16, 1959, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Source: Playbill
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‘Edelweiss’: An American Song for Global Dystopia

It’s not an Austrian folk tune. The theme from both The Sound of Music and The Man in the High Castle celebrates a very modern thing: political dissent.

Source: The Atlantic
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Experience the historic Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage with the musicals The Sound of Music and Kinky Boots, and more! Get 4 shows from $127!

November 7, 2019–January 5, 2020
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
A family-friendly musical masterpiece
January 23–February 23, 2020
NOISES OFF
The classic play-within-a-play farce
March 19–April 19, 2020
CARRIED AWAY ON THE CREST OF A WAVE
A boundary-pushing theatrical journey


May 21–July 5, 2020
KINKY BOOTS
A big-hearted modern musical
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